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rallied $43 yesterday. earnings from united continental show turbulent times. the airline plans to cut 600 management jobs in february at its chicago headquarters. fourth-quarter earnings dropped on slower air traffic, superstorm sandy, the united- continental merger transition, and the grounding of its 787 dreamliner jets. united's ceo says 2012 was "the toughest year of our merger integration," but the airline is "back on track." consumers are bracing for higher beef prices. the effects of last summer's drought may cause the price of beef to increase by 10 to 20 cents per pound. many farmers thinned out cattle herds as scorched corn crops triggered higher feed costs. in san antonio, texas, cargill is letting go of 2,000 workers as it closes a beef packaging plant. burger king is dropping an overseas beef supplier after traces of horsemeat were found in its products. abp food group supplies beef to b-k restaurants in the u.k. and ireland. b-k says there are no risks to human health, but some of bk's products may be temporarily unavailable. meanwhile, mcdonald's is emphasizing 'knowing you
development. united parcel service is giving up its $7 billion bid to acquire dutch delivery company tnt express. ups abandoned the plan after encountering strong opposition to the deal from the european commission. the commission was expected to announce its decision february 5th. ups will pay $267 million to terminate the deal. swatch, famous for affordable watches, is polishing its brand by acquiring harry winston jewelers, famous for its diamonds. the switzerland-based swatch group is paying $750 million for the luxury jeweler and will assume the company's $250 million in debt. the acquisition strengthens swatch's reach into the prestige segment of the jewelry business, a stated goal of the company. starz on the rise. in its first trading day as a public company, shares of starz shot up more than 10%. the stock opened at $14.20 and closed at $15.59 monday. the company is a spin- off of liberty media corp. starz is in competition with hbo and showtime. analysts view starz as a takeover target. taco bell is going head-to-head with mcdonald's as it introduces a new value menu. calling i
in 2012, ceo meg whitman says h-p may shed some units not meeting sales targets. the company recently incurred an $8.8-billion writedown of acquired software company autonomy, renewing calls from shareholders to dispose of underperforming divisions such as personal computers & printers. once again, warren buffett's berkshire hathaway performed better than the rest of the market, mostly by betting on banks. the oracle of omaha is known for his stock picking stragtegies. for 2012, buffett's berkshire class-a shares gained 17%, while the s&p 500 index advanced 13%. among the top performers in the buffett portfolio, wells fargo, american express and... there was also that $5-billion wager on bank of america. buffett bought shares of b.a.c. at $7.14 in august of 2011. the stock now trades around $12 and jumped more than 100% last year. it's likely intel's new tv service will not be ready in time for this month's consumer electronics show. the chip- maker is creating a new video cable & streaming service that offers individual channels and even individual shows on an a la carte basis to sub
, but their home is making them lose more sleep than the baby. they have a one bedroom unit so the crib is in their closet and they can't buy because she brought it as a tic where co-owners buy in together and convert to condos. after eight years they're still waiting to convert. >> the probability goes lower and lower each time because there's more applicants competing for the same spots. >> san francisco allowing 200 every year and the number of tics have grown to 2,000. >> it used to take two or three years, but it's looking like 20 years. >> they packed city hall that allows tic owners a chance at buying con dope status. the line to speak went out the door and around the hallway. opponents held a rally outside and said the law will bad and encourage investers to snatch up the property. >> you have people that want to take a profit and take the units off the market and turn them into ten an sees in common and sell them as condos. >> my fear is by opening the blood gate and these condo converting has speculateers -- >> one supervisor says he wants to continue this and it will have to
-old is in stable condition in the intensive care unit. live in oakland, amber lee, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> the highway patrol says it is investigating a dangerous and disruptive side show incident that shut down interstate 80 this weekend. some drivers blocked traffic while others spun donuts on the pavement. the video first showed up on facebook and youtube. the highway patrol has tips. but is asking anyone who sea what happened, to contact authorities. >> people think it's fun, but it's not funny. you have a lot of people that you effected that day, and it's not okay. a group in favor of legal side show says it needs to support to move side shows off the main roads. >>> super bowl week has arrived. tonight, both teams are now in new orleans. the baltimore ravens flew in this afternoon. head coach john harbaugh led the afc champions off the team plane. noticed that all of them are dressed in suits, ready for business. as for the niners, the team held meetings today away from the cameras. one veteran did talk to the media. frank gore credited coach jim harbaugh for the team's success.
engulfed the unit, caught fire, crippled the refinery and sent 15,000 neighbors to the hospital. but, the government says even without that, there would have been some kind of fire but perhaps not as severe. chevron says they are cooperating with all investigations. back to you. >>> an outbreak of the nora virus at a senior facility. 59 people became sick. the virus contributed to the deaths of two 86-year-olds but can not be classified as the cause of death. the outbreak appears to be recedingism new u.s. employment numbers out today show solid job gains last month. the labor department says the employers add 155,000 jobs in december. the national unemployment rate was unchanged at 7 .8%. -- 7.8%. >>> on wall street, stocks ended on a banner week on another winning note. the dow gained 43 points, nasdaq add 1, held by a sell off by apple. >>> more details, s&p500 closed up, closinga at 1466. the index rose 4.6% just this week alone. the s p p500 ends -- s&p500 ends at the highest note since 2007. >>> fico is moving back to silicone valley. the move to san jose will bring the company
on our show for a new trading year. gary kozlowski of united futures trading joins us, and happy new year to you gary. > > happy new year to you. > what do you anticipate the january effect will look like this year? > > we had so many people sitting on the sideline at the end of december this past year. what we are looking at, everybody is antsing, they want to get themselves into this market as soon as possible. they want to see what they can get involved in to try and recoup some of the losses, 'cause a lot of people did get hurt at the end of last year with all that was going on. > what is going on with the wintry weather and natural gas? > > well in last week's report we saw that there was a draw of 52 billion cubic feet on the natty gas. ok, we are seeing the february contract slowly getting up there. it is getting closer to that $3.50 range, and with the cold weather coming in - and it's been consistently cold now; we have been in the 20s and 30s here in chicago anyways - and we are seeing that there's more use, more use, more draw now. so, we should probably be seeing $3.70-, $3.75
in a decade. in a deal with the united autoworkers' union, ford plans to add 12,000 new hourly jobs in the united states by 2015. that's in addition to 8,000 hourly and salaried positions added in 2012. shares in ford were higher friday on optimistic reports from analysts, and closed at $14. a wave of cold weather is hitting wheat crops in the u.s. plains. wheat has already been slammed with the worst drought in more than 50 years, and a cold snap with little to no snow could have a big impact on farmland and cattle in the mid- states. grain supply estimates will already be tight this year, and there is increased demand for animal feed, according to the u.s. department of agriculture. corn, soybean and wheat futures have soared on the weather forecasts. the u.s. postal service is closer to the brink of bankruptcy. it's estimated by march the agency could struggle to operate. the postal service had no debt as of 2005, but because of email and congress requiring it to pre-fund healthcare benefits for future retirees, the usps is cash- strapped. one other mention - a federal appeals co
in the housing crisis - most of the loans made though b of a's countrywide financial unit. "they're compensating fannie for the trashy mortgages countrywide sold them. the question is, 'what settlement will others demand.?'" a third banking issue came from global regulators known as the basel committee on banking supervision. it eased liquidity requirments that enable banks to weather a financial crisis. "i hope this will help give some banks the breathing space they need, but we have to be sure that the banking system and economies don't collapse." some analysts say restrictions were relaxed more than expected, and in so doing, may boost bank profits. shares of barclays, hsbc, deutsche bank, and others rallied on the news. spending worldwide on gadgets is projected to hit $1.1 trillion this year, and tech companies from around the global are giving us a glimpse of what we will be buying at this year's consumer electronics show, which opens today and runs through friday. among the devices already generating buzz at the show, a "smart fork" that measures how fast you eat. it's meant to slow down
to bring hundreds of affordable housing units to los gatos. the community not known for its affordability. matt keller is live tonight at the council meeting and says that critics say the housing prices are unfair. >> reporter: as you can see the meeting is still going, people are sitting in over flow seating. the town is considering a special zoning for this property and four others clearing the way for the possibility of high density apartments including about 250 units on this stretch of open road. >> another 60 units going in there. and then way back over there is an area that is probably going to be a lot taller and has 128 units going in there. >> reporter: the problem according to many neighbors is not affordable housing for los gatos but where these projects are going. here where the five properties are located, all within the northern part of town and all within the same raidous. 87% of the affordable housing will be in 14% of the town. >> let's spread it out and be fair. >> reporter: los gatos is in a unique position. the state requires a number of affordable housing. but others
is how to make budget cuts. >> taxes will go up and the united states will ring in the new year by going over the fiscal cliff. it would increase the state tax, bring back higher tax rates on owners. >> our most immediate priority is to stop taxes going u pstarting tomorrow. i think that is a modest goal we can accomplish. >> reporter: they wanted taxes to go up on couples making $250,000. this deal is a concession as it increases on households. >> it has been clearly a g ood- faith negotiation. we all want to protect taxpayers and we can get it done now. >> reporter: a sticking point is a sequester. more than a trillion dollars in social programs, they say that the market needs structure and certainty, not haggling. it could take a hit if the deal falls a part. with higher taxes, california would spend less and tax r eceipts would drop. the loss of $11 billion in revenues in two years. the automatic spending cuts could affect thousands of jobs here in california. >>> optimism strikes a deal on a winning note. they break a five-day losing streak. the nasdaq scored a 2% gain with a 55 gai
med unit zo-ett-is set to go public with a price range of $22-25 dollars, trading on the new york stock exchange under z-t-s. americans took a sigh of relief after a deal was reached to avert the fiscal cliff. one study finds people are more confident in their financial security now than in december. a recent survey by bankrate- dot-com reports its financial security index jumped three points in january--the biggest monthly increase in more than a year after the deal was reached in washington. however -- consumers still have concerns over savings. savings continues to be the achilles heel -- that is one where people are still pretty negative about the savings they had now versus a year ago. job security actually saw a nice rebound. and i think that provided the labor market continues to improve -- i think that is a rating that will continue to improve, depending on what happens in washington. mcbride notes the economy is on a good track -- which could continue to help the housing market in 20- 13. secrecy surounding money stashed in the cayman islands may soon be revealed. accordi
hours trading. >>> united airlines is trying to hike airfares for the second time in as many weeks. they have upped fares on domestic flights. united tried to raise fares earlier this month, only to abandon the price hike after competitors didn't follow suit. >>> another clear and cool night. but warmer conditions are on the way. when we'll have temperatures back in the 60s. >> for the first time in three years, we could have a maverick surf contest. the changes >>> a new tactic is being counted tonight to find the number of pharmacy robberies. >> reporter: this small pharmacy here was one of two pharmacies robbed on monday alone. now comes an idea to actually bait bottles of painkillers to track down the drug thieves. ktvu cameras have taken you to the frontlines in the battle against prescription drug abuse. >> hydrocodone, vicodin. >> reporter: the highly addictive painkillers can fetch big bucks on the street. with one oxycontin pill selling up to $40. we told you about the two independent pharmacies in san francisco that were robbed just this week. police in palo alto are stil
. about 50 people live in the apartment building he owns. some had units that didn't drain rotten cabinets and serious mold. >>> the algeria, armed al-qaeda stormed the facility yesterday. algeria said forecasts had had died during the mission. u.s. authorities say at least 20 hostages escaped with the help of u.s. special forces. >>> a new way to manipulate gift cards to take the money buyers believe is getting to the recipient. victims may not even realize what's happening. >> a smoul down in the santa cruz -- small down in the santa cruz mountains but wanting to profit off of residents. >> there's a lot of people hurting out of work and it's a tough time and i think it's awful. >> sheriff's deputies say someone attemptered with their gift cards. >> take a look at this tampered with their gift card. >> what they do is they photo copy this bar code and place it on the other cards just by slipping a piece of paper in there. and you would never know until you got it home and ripped it apart. >> investigators say the scam puts the money on the fee's gift -- thieve's give card instead of your
held hostage and as many as 30 have died. workers at that plant come from the united states, britain and other western european countries. >>> state officials say that california's jobless rate is holding steady. unemployment was unchanged at 9.8% in december. nearly 2 million were out of work last month. that's down 255,000 from one year ago. construction, information technology, education and health services were the biggest. take a look at what's happening in the bay area, all nine counts have unemployment rates lower than the state average. it's the lowest at 5.5%. san francisco at 6.5%. and santa clara at 7.5. it's the highest at 9.3%. >>> solid earnings from dow components, general electric and morgan stanley helped stocks end higher. dow gained 53 points today. nasdaq lost 1. the dow and s&p 500 are sitting at five year highs. here's the course of the dow over the five year period from january of 2008 until now. stocks that finished higher three weeks running. >>> this could be one of the worst flu seasons in several years. the good and the bad about this year's vaccine. >> t
you isolate the leak either by closing valves near by which is maybe difficult on a process unit. or do you try to either clamp it or plug it if the pressure will allow. >> reporter: plug a steel plug into the hole or wrap it with a pressure clamp. the pipe was punctured from the outside. the chemical safety board think that is the chevron fire department in trying to get the insulation off the pipe using a tool called a halugan bar may have punctured the pipe with this making the leak even worse. that's because the pipe seriously corroded was more than likely seriously weakened or brittle. >> in trying to plug the hole you make the whole much bigger, the pipe starts to fail. in which case you're not really losing control. >> reporter: within minutes a huge vapor cloud hundreds of feet high engulfed the refinery and sent 15,000 neighbors to the hospital. but the government says even without the hallogen bar there still would have been some kind of fire but perhaps not quite as severe. chevron says it's cooperating with all investigations. i'm consumer editor tom vacar. >>> in eas
importantly, wells fargo is the largest, i believe, originator of mortgages in the united states. they are going to be able to tell us not only how many mortgages they sold or wrote, but what they are sort of seeing out there in the credit markets. i think that will help us get more guidance to both the housing market and to help the consumer. so i am going to be listening closely to wells fargo's report, and i think a lot of folks out there could gain a lot of knowledge about the housing situation just by that report on friday. > jared, there are some happy faces out there now that facebook is trading higher these days. what do you think about this stock? > > you know, i am not convinced that facebook has done the right thing. don't forget, they too have to report earnings this quarter. you know, last quarter was not a good one for them. facebook has been going through a rough time. and i think facebook has got a lot of proving to do. there is a little bit more optimism now building. we are going to see if they can execute on their mobile platform and see how their advertising r
to the battery used to start the auxiliary power unit, and that they are cooperating with the ntsb in the investigation of the incident. despite bb&t's downgrade, other analysts say the problems have not discouraged investment in the aircraft manufacturer. "i think they've done a good job of handing it. we have them at 73. they've been as high as 77 as low as in the 60's. that's more within the context of where the profitability of the 787 is." dihora says this year, boeing still intends to double monthly production of the 787 to 10 a month. american airlines' board meets today, and it's reported the topic of a possible merger with u.s. airways is on the agenda. interestly enough, shares of u.s. airways have been climbing higher since last thursday. that's when reuters reports the ceo of amr told employees a decision would be made "in a matter of weeks." american has until march to complete its bankruptcy re-organization plan. aig is considering suing the u.s. government for coming to the rescue. the aig board meets today and will consider joining a $25-billion shareholder lawsuit
for a bill they already wracks up. if congress refuses to gift united states the ability to pay its bills the consequences could be catastrophic. republicans say a deal must include spending cuts, but the g.o.p. is not unified in its own strategy. yesterday former president candw commented. >>> google said the decision to block map was to ensue a good user experience and not about exceptionally interfering with a rival product. according tot tech site google is working on a redirect so window users can use the map service. >> some homeowners on storm- ravaged staten island, new york are furious that going is touring neighborhoods, photographing damaged homes for it's 360-degree map technology. google says it's updating the photos to "help people around the world better understand the extent of the damage. google says it plans to revisit affected areas and take more pictures to show the recovery progress over time. >>> inside sources say the national hockey league lockout could end within hours. marathon talks continued late into the night. according to the boston globe a veteran agent wa
refuses to give the united states government the ability to pay these bills on time, the consequences for the entire global economy would be catastrophic. >> the president has maxed out his credit card, and he's not going to get an unlimited credit card. >> reporter: the next few months will be a real test for congress, and for new nebs who think they can break the impasse between parties. rita williams, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> relief over the fiscal cliff deal may be short lived as americans realize their payroll taxes are going up. the deal in congress reinstates the 2% cut in the social security payroll tax that was waived two years ago, to stimulate the economy. consumer psychologist says 2% can make a big difference. >> in the bay area, a couple making $100,000 a year, taking a $2,000 cut in that income is massive. it's completely different than other parts of the country where $100,000 goes a long way. >> it can have a domino effect on install businesses and the economy as a whole. congress also rescued the nation from going over the so- called milk cliff. a government subsidy
in the united states has hit epidemic proportions. the cdc also says that some areas are starting to report a decline in the number of cases they are seeing. >> we're in the middle of flu season right now. but we'll have flu circulating in the united states for several more weeks. >> reporter: california is one of just three states where the flu is not widespread. the others are mississippi and hawaii. >>> san jose, maneta airport welcomed its first ever 787 dream liner. it is the most technological equipped plane in the world. san jose mayor chuck reed says it's a good start toward bringing more air travelers to the south bay. >> it's very exciting, it's a huge thing. because this is the first. we need to be successful with the first so we get the second, third and fourth. >> the may -- mayor said much of the technology on board came from the silicon valley. the airliner was just in the area for a few hours then returned to japan. >>> the faa today ordered a comprehensive review of the new plane. ktvu's consumer editor john vacar details a series of problems that set off the high priority
. >> reporter: as you can see a lot of these units still have a long way to go, but today is parts of a last-minute push to get this project completed. habitat for humanity is hoping to have all the families moved into the condo units by april. in tally ciscoe alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> another national day of service program in san francisco aimed at getting warm blankets in a the hands of homeless people. volunteers were outside of san francisco's city hall as folks dropped off blankets and jackets which were quickly turned around and given to homeless people. >>> the mayor corpuscle is starting a pilot project this week that will integrate mindfulness fluxes its training program at camp pendleton. trainers are looking to see if it help them reset their nervous systems after combat. >> a union representing state engineers is raising questions about who will inspect the work of the first intersection of california's high-speed rail? current plans calls for whoever lands the contact to also hire the inspectors. the inspectors will report to the rail authority, but engineer's uni
units were among those paying their respects. tonn's cousin and fellow officer spoke about his cousin. >> one of the first things i heard his dad said what kind of counseling will be made to the suspect's family. >> reporter: yaro a german shepherd was allowed inside the church for today's ceremony. >>> san francisco 49ers head coach jim harbaugh met with the press today clearly please with the prospect of playing in the super bowl as robert handa reports, harbaugh understands much of the pregame hype will be about him and his big brother. >> hello. >> how are you doing. >> good to see everybody back. >> reporter: coach harbaugh was in a good mood as he arrived. he said the team had a happy flight home after their come from behind victory. coach harbaugh showed just how happy as he mentioned his players, including his quarterback kaepernick. >> just the ground he covered it reminds me of me when i run then i wake up. >> reporter: harbaugh also seemed resigned to the fact that much of the super bowl hype will focus on the relationship with his brother john the coach of the baltimore r
the federal government discriticism united states to women. >>reporter: leon pan yettie gave the military until 25016 to seek special exceptions if they believe any scombipgss must be remain closed to women. some may open as early as this year. special operations forces including navy seals may take longer. >> they've been using gender as a proximity as ability to do a job. guess what? a lot of men can't hack it either. this is forcing the service to say what is our qualification criteria. >>reporter: women have seen combat. 15030 have died and 800 -- 130 and died and # hundred wounded. >> san ma it ao has -- san mat -- the u.s. sexual assaults last year at the lack land air force based and most were put on instructors. >> we have two instructors that admitted having sex with ten of their trainees each. and they were married. >> speerz bill would force instructors who have sex with a trainee to be kicked out. military leaders say they are trying to implement new guidelines. >>> notre dame's all american linebacker is admitting he lied for about a month about the online girlfriend who neve
. >> a national guard unit based on in the south bay is on on its way to a war zone t. arrived at move fet field. they -- moffett field. 1 helicopter pilot said they tried to get to the injuries within -- injured within minutes. it is dangerous. >> federal investigators say a 787 dreamliner that got fire, they're examining the battery. it burned on board a japan airlines flight in boston earlier this month. all 50 dreamliners have been grounded worldwide while authorities investigate. >>> st.anton's's dining room, marked the ground breaking for the new dining room today. >>> the old facility was demolished after 6 decades of serving meals to the needy. it will be biggie with a modern kitchen and 90 apartment -- will be bigger with a modern apartments. >> it was a socialize and talk and -- it was to socialize and talk and we were happy. >> it is a place where we don't just talk about compassion, we act upon it. >> it should be finished by thanksgiving of 2014. >>> residents of baby district, now have healthy food. the healthy eating act of living program is funded by kaiser permanent a. they typi
an investigation by the special victims unit and their review of the evidence. a woman a cruised crabtree of assaulting her after a party at a hotel. >>> 49erss coach harbaugh says he wants his players to enjoy every minute as the team gears up to play the big game in the big easy. >> that is the most exciting thing to look forward to. playing the game. the ball kicked off. and, and working together, fighting together, playing together. for a chance to win a championship. >> the team is scheduled to leave new new on sunday. while he is encouraging players to have fun he says they will be on a schedule the week before the game. >> a thrill of a lifetime, once- in-a-lifetime go to new orleans for the 49ers win. >> lucky, lucky. some of the faithful were rewarded. season ticket holders picked up their super bowl tick itets. each -- tickets. each ticket cost dollars 850. he and his wife were so certain the 9ers would make it to new orleans they made airplane, hotel and car reservations last september. >>> >> just about anything with collin's name on is it selling fast these days. >> he is jus
their search. it took place inside in two- unit home with the lights on. >> we this evening she tells us police did find something that they sent to a state lab for testing. cadaver dogs might have found remains under the con can crete floor of the garage. preliminarily it appears they are animal bones and not how many. one neighbor tells us she's unsettled by the search. >> >> reporter: what's you're reaction? >> tearerfullying. especially in your own neighborhood. it's been a long time ago but in everyone's minds there's also fear. >> reporter: the search has attacked a lot of attention in this neighborhood. people telling us they remember kevin collins being among the first missing children casings getting widespread attention. >>> we have more details now from our past coverage of this case. we spoke to kevin's mother a decade ago when she showed us pictures right before the boy disappeared. and the one that became the fist picture of a missing child on the milk carton. one lead that went nowhere was senders on con convicted killer. they cleared them of any novemberment. talking to family m
of her. >> his grandmother got sick. she sent him off to live in the united states and died nine days later. . >> since then, i live like with my friends and family, other family. >> he created this video which has gone viral in just days. >> in this life crisis, i met jesus and i went back to church and because of that, i got to reconcile and my relationship with my father has been healed and now i want to go find my mother and tell her -- i just want to see her. >> joining us right this minute via skype is yun. you're in south korea now. how is the search going? >> as of right now, today right now at 7:00 a.m. in the morning, hopefully i can go to the government agencies and can trace my mother's yornlgal name. i'm not sure how it's going to go. >> has posting this video on-line helped you at all? >> yes. very much. very muchp so. there were a lot of people who are encouraging me and a lot of people who are inspired byes the stories and a lot of people are trying to help tactically as well, trying to help me with connecting to the right people and personnel and especially the media
of this happening, of the united states of america not paying its bills is irresponsible. >> in a news conference, the president warned that not increasing the debt limit is irresponsible and would harm the economy. republicans in the house want spending cuts if the debt ceiling is raised. >>> on wall street, stocks traded mostly sideways as the markets finished mixed. dow industrial gained 18 points. nasdaq dropped 8 weighed down by a decline in apple. the company saw its stocks slump following report apple has cut orsd for iphone 5 components. the report suggests demand for the iphone 5 stagnated relatively quickly. stokss dripped below 500 down $18 and change or 3 and a half percent. apple's all-time high is 700. >>> a bay area pizza chain is giving money back to its workers. ahead in eight minutes how the mistakes it made will be swallowed by customers. >>> the 2013 lease will be priced at just below 29 thousand tlrs. that's a 6 thousand $reduction from the previous model year. based on production of the e lek tris lease sold in the u.s. to tennessee to japan. >>> it's the confession many peo
service to be halted in the united states, after japanese airlines grounded their planes. consumer editor reports, the fallout is being felt at san jose airport. the only bay airport with 787 service. >> reporter: following japan's lead earlier today, the f.a.a. is formally grounding all u.s. 787 dream liners. that's because an a.n.a. domestic flight made an emergency landing when the crew got an indication of battery problems and smelled smoke. inspectors found the sophisticated lithium battery system partially burnt. another dream liner had a battery fire last week in boston. that, says former u.s. transportation department inspector general, is completely unacceptable. >> the ion batteries with the lithium batteries, it's a very serious problem. one you could call it an aberration but at two you have a real worry of a fire. >> reporter: for san jose airport, a black eye for its renewed asian service. for a.n.a., it's creating chaos in its scheduling. and for its passengers, incredible inconvenience. san jose airport is talking with a.n.a. to resume service here with a similar size but
a tour of their apartments. >> reporter: in one unit we saw showers that don't drain. next door pipes under a kitchen sink that drip so much the cabinet is rotting and smoke alarms, what smoke alarms in then there's the mold, take a look at this. it seems to be everywhere. that mold is near where jose poot sleeps. >> it makes me sick and gives me a cold at nighttime. >> reporter: if you thought his mold was bad, take a look at a neighbors. the ongoing problem social security why tenants and housing advocates protested. >> reporter: we spoke with the landlord about the plight of their tenants. many of your tenants call you a slum lord. what do you think about that? >> i think it's fair to be called whatever they call me and i understand their frustration. >> reporter: he also claim that is he will install cameras to keep people from coming in and sleeping in the hall. >> it's fund, i can't put $15,000 into the property by tomorrow. >> i feel bad, i feel so bad. angry because i'm -- they don't take care of us you know. >> reporter: the city department of building says it has issued 600
of the emancipation proclamation. the document signed by abraham lincoln that freed the slaves in the united states. >>> well, for some, nothing says happy new year like a good dip. the hearty souls who say taking this plunge helps brace them for anything that comes this year. >>> and get ready for another cold night. meteorologist rose mary orozco tells us just how close it'll get to freezing in your neighborhood. >>> and if you're onto go, you can still watch ktvu news live on your computer, smart phone or tablet. get the app or go to ♪ [ female announcer ] no more paper coupons. no more paper lists. [ dog barking ] ♪ no more paper anything. safeway presents just for u. ♪ save more. save easier. saving more, starts now. just for u on the safeway app. . >>> cleanup crews hit the streets of san francisco early this morning after the fire works show ended and the partiers hopefully made it safely home. 10s of thousands of people showed up for the midnight show and many left their trash and bottles behind, but city public works crews tidied things up with street sweepers and brooms. th
that has not been used commercially yet in the united states. >> professor patrick of the university of maryland says that's true, but as someone who's spent years researching how to turn algae into fuel, he says it's worth trying. >> algae actually grows faster than any other kind of plant. that's why it may well be the best source as a feed stock for biofuel. >> why when all the arguments during the cliff crisis were over responsible budgeting was all this include sgld they just didn't have enough time. these tax breaks, the easy thing to do was simply to extend them. these aren't new. >> and more details now on how the actions in washington might affect your pocketbook in the year ahead. even though congress made a deal keeping income taxes stable on americans less than $4 hun thousand a year, likely your paycheck may shrink. that's because a 2% social security payroll tax that was temporarily waived two years ago is now back in effect. >>> in the bay area a couple making a hun thousand dollars a year taking a $2,000 cut in that income is massive. it's completely different than in
case unit. he says the break in the case came in 2010 from analysis of her fingernail clippings taken at the time of her death. >> this particular case, those fingernail clippings were submitted to the crime lab who was able to develop a profile from the skin cells or the dna under those fingernail sdmrs mountain view police compared the dna with the state's dna data base of convicted felons. that led them to a home in fresno on january 3rd where they made an arrest. the dna matched 53-year-old daniel garcia. police say garcia and the victim knew each other and investigators say garcia told police last week there had been a violent confrontation and he threw her in a dumpster. police say her family is relieved tonight. >> it brought closure to their family so they were very pleased with this arrest. >> the judge set bail for garcia at $2 million, and garcia is expected to be in court again on february 5th to enter a plea. reporting live from mountain view, ktvu xanl 2 news. >>> well, meantime, san francisco police are asking for the public's help in solving a homicide that happened si
processing unit. >> we realized it was the smell of urine and fee sees, and from that point on, we immediately -- my staff members and myself, management, we immediately started taking precautions. >> the hospital still working to sterilize the effected rooms, but officials say no sue saj-contaminated areas of patient care. >>> the alameda county sheriff's office says it found a five-foot alligator guarding a marijuana stash. take a look here at mr. teeth. deputies say he was guarding 34 pounds of processed marijuana. the gator was found in a plexiglas tank in a house in castro valley. deputies arrested the gator's owner. the alligator is now being treated at the oakland zoo. >>> as you can imagine, we have a lot of ktvu viewers commenting on this story. you can join the conversation by liking us at ktvu channel 2 news on facebook. >>> i just couldn't bring myself to vote for him. >> this sports writer left barry bonds off her hal of fame ballot and so did plenty of others. tonight one explanation you wouldn't expect. >> the oakland muse sim of california twice by a burglar. what h
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children. >> we arrested 245 people on criminal charges of child exploitation. 222 in the united states, and 23 people overseas. >> homeland securities operation sunflower began back in november and spanned 46 states and six countries. 36 people were arrested in california the most of any state including three from the bay area. one in san leandro, one in san francisco and one in sonoma county. >>> police in daly city say a fight between a father and son ended with both of them hospitalized with serious injuries. it happened around 2:30 this morning at the crown county apartments on emperial way. both are expected to survive. >>> one thing that happened in vegas did not stay in vegas. tonight san francisco giant's pitcher sergio romo is apologizing for an incident at the vegas airport on new year's day. tsa agents detained romo at an airport security checkpoint. they said he couldn't provide the proper i. d. police say the world series champ became upset and began acting aggressive so they handcuffed him. after romo calmed down he was sited for breaking rules and released. a statement
to israel and in my deal the united states should stand with israel. >> reporter: as for brennan. >> a 35 year veteran of the cia. john knows what our national security demands. >> reporter: brennan was fully involved in the raid that killed osama bin laden. >> if confirmed as director i will make it my mission to make sure the cia has the tools it needs to make our country safe. >> reporter: he was nominated in 2008 but withdrew his name when brought under fire for interrogations during the bush administration. in washington, craig boswell, fox news. >>> a google executive take as controversial trip. the reason for his visit to north korea. >> and back here in just 10 minutes, the weather is changing around. some clouds coming in. we have the dense fog advisory and it's going to get really, really cold around here in the early mornings. [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or how to get great prices on things you need. if your resolution is saving money, safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. now's a good time to pack your lunches. lean cuisine
paper money in the united states. the president said lieu assured him he would try to make at least one letter legible. >>> a judge in colorado ruled there is enough everyday for james holmes to stand trial for the aurora theater massacre. holmes is charged with 166 counts for killing 12 people and injuring 70 others in a crowded theater last year. he could face the death penalty. >>> police in san jose say they seized thousands of dollars worth of guns and firearms after executing a search want on the 700 block of ross circle. they discovered $65,000 in cash, multiple firearms including 2 pounds of marijuana and more than 200 pills of oxycotin and vicadin. officers identified a suspect as terry lee washington. he faces several charges including being a felon in possession of firearms, drugs for sale and resisting arrest. >>> the food and drug administration lowered the dosage of the sleeping aid ambiant for women. the new recommendation is less than half of the original doze. the sleeping agent effect may linger in the morning. they focused on women because women take longer to metabol
competition from other units such as stanford which offers courses for free. >>> multiple choice questions on state standardized tests may soon be a thing of the past for california students. s t udents the new way of testing is scheduled to be rolled out in the 2014-2015 school year pending approval by lawmakers and the governor. >>> a marin county landmark has a completely new look following several storms. this is the way the arch looked like at the tennessee beach at tennessee cove for decades. for many years it's also been a favorite spot for pictures. but on december 29th. a graduate student at the institute of technology was on the beach taking pictures when all of a sudden that arch came tumbling down. the graduate student and his geologist father said the noise was so loud it also blocked out the sounds of the waves. >>> it starts way up here and you see the curser this red line. when the systems come like this they come up over the cold and down over the land like this they don't have a chance to warm up. a lot of times these systems worm up but this one coming down is going to b
. and the enemies of god. and the enemies of god will go to hell. >> united nations estimates that more than 60,000 people have died in the 21 month long struggle. >>> in other news of the world tonight in afghanistan, the taliban claimed responsibility for twin suicide bombings which killed at least four people and left more than 16 wounded. the bombers attacked a meeting of tribal leaders in kandahar province. the province has been one of the most violent in that country. >>> in australia, firefighters said tonight that several wildfires have now scorched 110 square miles in tanzmania and forced 3,000 people from their homes. at least 100 people are missing but to date there are no confirmed fatalities. firefighters are dealing with high winds and scorching temperature that is have reached to 108 degrees. >>> in thailand, customs officials say they confiscated half a million dollars worth of rhino horns. the vietnamese man was hiding the horns inside a clay hippoptotamus. >>> the french actor showed off his new russian passport. putin granted dupardeu's request. >>> taiwan is on its way to be
. obama won a spot in history. >> that i will faithfully execute the office of president of the united states. >> reporter: the president is officially in his second term now. he was sworn in in the blue room of the white house with chief justice john roberts doing the honor. and you can bet that chief roberts said the words carefully. four years ago he said the oath wrong. so president obama is the first to have been sworn four times. this morning, joe biden was sworn in by sotomayor. then there was the wreath laying ceremony. and the first couple also attended the episcopal church for martin luther king celebration. >> reporter: when a president and vice president are sworn in it's only for a four year term so if they're reelected they needed to be sworn in for a second four year term. reporting from washington, d.c., i'm tori campbell, ktvu news. >>> more details on predictions. aides say the president is taking the challenge of a second term very seriously and that he's still working on his speech. they expect him to strike a balance between calling for unity and admitting that not
that has only been done successfully in the united states six other times. >> it's given me a lot of hope for the future. i feel like i'm getting a second chance to start over after i got hurt. >> brendan says he has regained limited use of his left arm and hand. and is hoping in time his right arm will also regain function. >>> a new study says leafy greens cause the most fool bourn illnesses but poultry causes the most deaths. the centers for disease control says lettuce and spinach account for most of the e.coli. >>> the names of major hollywood stars will be in the marquee in san jose. the festival announced that harrison ford will be honored with the maverick awart with the film ginger and rosas. closing the festival will be midnight children based on a novel. >> emt will install about 40 antennas. the plan drew criticism by some who called the antennas unsightly. >>> a little more than a week ago after mavericks served up 25-foot waves for competitors there's word from europe of a surfer catching what turned out to be a 100 food -- foot wave. serving legend macnam era could be top
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